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Compilation options in ConTeXt document

Is there a way to supply compilation options from within the document in ConTeXt? For example the arrange option in the following example: There is a documented caveat in imposition mode, where the ...
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conTeXt: What should I do for compile a tex file when I have two different types of modules? [closed]

For resolving my previous question , according to [AboAmmar's answer] (https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/253658/81323), I must create a separate file m-resume.tex and use command texexec cv.tex to ...
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what is meaning of “\hbox to \hsize” in ConTeXt?

In many tex, I saw \hbox to \hsize, such as: {\hbox to \hsize \bgroup \hfill \setupframed[height=5cm,offset=.5em,frame=off,backgroundcolor=red] \framed[width=12cm,align=left]{#1}% \framed[width=4cm,...
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How to implement a specific head or top like this in conTeXt?

all I want to use conTeXt for writing my resume, I found the head like the red area very awesome, but I don't know how to implement it, or what elements I should use to do it? After reading ...
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Error running Context texexec on Mac OSX 10.10, Ruby 2.2.0 Stable

When I try to run texexec on my context file I get the following error: texexec va.ctx /Users/davidsmith/context/tex/texmf-context/scripts/context/ruby/base/ctx.rb:120:in `manipulate': invalid byte ...
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Trying Context in SciTE on windows, but

I've decided to give ConTeXt a try and I've been using these instructions http://wiki.contextgarden.net/Windows_Installation:_ConTeXt_Suite_with_SciTe If I type context --version in powershell (...
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Which primitives does ConTeXt rename/move?

TeX's primitives can be renamed by macro formats/packages: this allows new/altered features or behaviours. Usually this is done such that the originals are still available ('renamed'): certainly ...
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bug? unwanted gap in 2nd columnset [closed]

(Disclosure: I posted this question on the NTG ConTeXt mailing list before the weekend. I have not received any replies yet, so now I'm asking here.) We have a document where a gap occurs in a ...
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Writing a letter in ConTeXt, formatting issues

I'm writing a letter to someone, using ConTeXt. I'm running into some formatting issues. The following is the code I have, and the PDF output. There are two things that I'd like to fix. \usemodule[...
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How do I get italic texts figures in ConTeXt?

Inside an italic section I want to place text figures (which should be italic as well). How do I achieve this? (The document is in ConTeXt MKII.) Both of the following examples produces non italic (...
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ConTeXt: Enumeration, Comments cause undefined control sequence startformula error

I'm a LaTeX user working through some ConTeXt tutorials, and hit a brick wall pretty early. It makes me wonder if something is wrong with my setup, or if I'm not understanding something pretty ...
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ConTeXt enumerate in margin

For short answer quiz, I like to provide an answerblank in right margin with same number as the question: In pdfLaTeX I do this with a newcommand: \newcommand{\ansblank}{\leavevmode\marginpar{\...
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Making a centrefold figure

I'm laying out a 16-page booklet that has a two-page MetaPost figure spanning the centrefold. The intention is that the centrefold is "outside" the flow of the text: the image is always on pages 8–9, ...
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Libertine's discretionary and historical ligatures with ConTeXt and XeTeX

I would like activate Libertine's discretionary and historical ligatures with ConTeXt and XeTeX compilation. Currently, I'm using this: \definetypeface[Libertine][rm][Xserif][Linux Libertine O] \...
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Context: How can I have table of contents with only following sections

I want to have a document with some chapters of frontmatter followed by a table of contents showing all subsequent chapters and endmatter but not the frontmatter Best I have found is \completecontent[...
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Footnote mark in non-superscript with ConTeXt

Usually a footnote has a mark within the text (which is superscript) and a mark near the footnote text at the bottom of the document (which is also superscript). How can I change the mark within the ...
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Problems with Terminal output garbled when using ConTeXt

when using texexec to compile my documents my terminal is sometimes garbled, so I can't read any error messages anymore :( But since this only happened a very few times, I couldn't be really bothered ...